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Why Anxiety Increases the Risk of Dementia in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on November 15, 2018
Why Anxiety Increases the Risk of Dementia in North Coast, NSW

Anxiety is an emotional health condition that affects people at every age. However, seniors are prone to experiencing the negative effects of anxiety that has lasted for years. Research indicates there is a correlation between anxiety and dementia. Here are a few ways having excessive …

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Keeping Stress at Bay While Caregiving in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on November 1, 2018
Keeping Stress at Bay While Caregiving in North Coast, NSW

Providing care to a senior parent, coupled with working a full-time job and taking care of your own home, can be stressful. If you’re under too much stress, it can cause anxiety and depression and make it difficult to carry out your duties as a …

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By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on October 18, 2018
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Just because seniors with Alzheimer’s disease are cognitively impaired doesn’t mean they can’t have some fun. Here are five fun activities for ageing adults with Alzheimer’s disease and why they may be beneficial. 1. Going to a Zoo Visiting a zoo and observing the brilliant …

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Helping Seniors Stave Off Depression in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on October 4, 2018
Helping Seniors Stave Off Depression in North Coast, NSW

Depression is often caused by age-related conditions, psychological changes, or medication side effects, and it can have a significant effect on a senior’s quality of life. Here are a few simple ways to prevent depression in older adults. Suggest Pet Therapy Interacting with pets can have …

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5 Simple Reasons to Spend Time with the Grandchildren in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on September 20, 2018
5 Simple Reasons to Spend Time with the Grandchildren in North Coast, NSW

Many seniors enjoy spending time with their grandkids. Watching your parents play with your children is like watching them turn into kids again. Here are a few reasons your ageing loved one should spend more time with his or her grandchildren. 1. Enhance Cognitive Skills Kids …

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Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Older Adults in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on September 6, 2018
Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Older Adults in North Coast, NSW

When older adults skip breakfast, it puts them at a greater risk for experiencing fatigue, moodiness, and malnutrition. Eating a healthy morning meal can regulate a senior’s metabolism and help him or her function better throughout the day. Check out the following easy-to-make, healthy breakfast …

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How to Ensure Proper Communication with Seniors with Dementia in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on August 23, 2018
How to Ensure Proper Communication with Seniors with Dementia in North Coast, NSW

Seniors with dementia often have difficulty expressing themselves with words and understanding complex conversations. While these communicative challenges can be frustrating for seniors and their carers, it doesn’t make effective communication impossible. Here are a few strategies family carers can use to communicate with seniors …

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Helping Seniors Manage Dental Hygiene in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on August 9, 2018
Helping Seniors Manage Dental Hygiene in North Coast, NSW

Maintaining good dental hygiene is necessary for everyone, especially older adults. Taking care of the mouth may be challenging for some seniors, but with a little assistance from family carers, it can be done. Here are some of the ways to help your ageing loved …

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How to Modify the Home for Older Adults in Tweed Heads, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on July 19, 2018
How to Modify the Home for Older Adults in Tweed Heads, NSW

Multigenerational households are becoming commonplace, and they offer several benefits for the entire family. However, a house set up for younger adults may need a few changes to make it more senior-friendly. You can use the following tips to modify your home before your elderly …

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6 Tips on Lowering Diabetes Risk in the Golden Years in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on July 5, 2018
6 Tips on Lowering Diabetes Risk in the Golden Years in North Coast, NSW

Statistics indicate that approximately 1.7 million people in Australia live with diabetes. If not properly controlled, the disorder may result in blindness, cardiovascular disease, and possible lower limb amputation. While genetics play a role in diabetes development, there are many factors within an older adult’s …

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